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Mexican Chocolate Popcorn

Spicy and sweet homemade popcorn is a crazily addictive snack
Mexican Popcorn

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Mexican Popcorn

You’ll be surprised by how addictive this spicy and sweet popcorn is. It’s a perfect snack for every movie night in.

This recipe is courtesy of Macheesmo.


  • 6 Cups cooked popcorn
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 Teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 3 Ounces semi-sweet chocolate, melted


Melt the unsalted butter and pour it over the popcorn. Toss to combine.

Stir together the chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, salt, and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle over the popcorn and stir well to coat the corn in the spice mix.

Spread the spicy popcorn out onto a baking sheet and drizzle the melted chocolate over the top. Let the chocolate set on the popcorn before serving.